TABLE B-1i Studies on ADHD: Effects on Children Supplemented with Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Foods Other Than Exclusively Breast Milk or Infant Formula Experimental Studies in Humans


Study Type



Timing of Exposure

Richardson, 2004


Summary of RCTs

HUFA supplement


Hirayama et al., 2004*

Randomized Controlled Trial

Children (n=40)

Aged 6-12 years

Recruited from a summer camp for children with psychiatric disorders

Diagnosed or suspected as ADHD

DHA supplement

2 months

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